• U.S. factory activity slows; private payrolls increase

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in July amid signs that a robust economy and import tariffs were putting pressure on the supply chain, which could hurt production in the long term.
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  • Private payrolls boom in July, increasing by 219,000 vs 185,000 estimate: ADP

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Private payrolls in the U.S. grew more than expected last month as companies get a boost from lower corporate taxes, ADP and Moody's Analytics said Wednesday.
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  • Survey: US companies add healthy 219,000 jobs in July

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - U.S. businesses added 219,000 jobs in July, a private survey found, a robust total that suggests employers are still able to find the workers they need despite the low unemployment rate.
    Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was led by health care providers, hotels and restaurants, and manufacturers. July's figure was up from 181,000 in June and is enough to lower the already-low jobless rate of 4 percent.
    Last month's job gain comes as the economic expansion enters its tenth year, the second-longest in U.S. history. Tax cuts and greater government spending are...
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  • ADP: Private Employment increased 219,000 in July

    2 monthes ago - By Calculated Risk

    From ADP:
    Private sector employment increased by 219,000 jobs from June to July according to the July ADP National Employment Report®.... The report, which is derived from ADP's actual payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.
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    “The labor market is on a roll with no signs of a slowdown in sight,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. “Nearly every industry posted strong gains and small business hiring picked up.”
    Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, said, “The job...
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